Sunday, December 4, 2016 Kislev 4, 5777
Chabad of Penn Wynne
Course will take place 6 consecutive Monday's, cost is $89. Early bird Special before 1/23 $79. Multiple signup special $79 per person
Kaiserman JCC
45 Haverford Rd
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Chabad of Penn Wynne offers a variety of adult education classes, Shabbat and Holiday Services, Holiday events and much more.

Living with Integrity Lesson 5:

March 4, 2013 7:30 PM

Honesty is the best policy. Who can deny that without surrendering his

or her integrity? Immanuel Kant famously said, “By a lie, a human being

throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a human being.”

Even so, our complex world has succeeded too often in framing honesty as a

profound dilemma. While slanderous lies and obstruction of justice in a court

of law are obvious wrongs, many instances of dishonesty do not effect such

dramatic consequences. Are they truly so terrible?

May we adjust the truth, perhaps by a small increment, in order to shield a

loved one from unnecessary hurt or to avoid an embarrassing admission of ignorance?

Can a repentant criminal lie in order to keep his past in the shadows?

Should it be deemed laudable to lie in order to protect children from frightening

information, or to keep heartbreaking news from an elderly and fragile


Can a mammoth untruth ever be justified? Do good intentions morally defend

a lie?

This course is eligable for 9 CLE credits (7 1/2 ethics)

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